EC asks officers to perform duties with sincerity

Dhaka, April 21 -- Election Commissioner Md. Alamgir on Saturday directed election officers to perform their duties with honesty and sincerity to hold the upcoming upazila polls in a free, fair and ne... Read More

Rotary will partner with PMO to achieve SDGs in Bangladesh

Dhaka, April 21 -- Rotary in Bangladesh has declared that hundreds of its clubs and thousands of Rotarians across the country will work with the government to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals... Read More

Fugitive death-row convict arrested in Dhaka

Dhaka, April 21 -- Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested a fugitive death-row convict conducting a raid in Darus Salam Thana area of Mirpur here around 4 pm on Friday. RAB sources said the arrestee i... Read More

Govt working to create free atmosphere for press: Arafat

Dhaka, April 21 -- State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Mohammad Ali Arafat on Saturday said that the government wants to create a space for journalists to allow them to work in a free, fai... Read More

'Myanmar's fled security personnel cleared to repatriate on Apr 22'

Dhaka, April 21 -- Foreign Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Friday said that Dhaka had given clearance to Myanmar authority to return their security personnel who took shelter in Bangladesh on April 22. "... Read More

Dhaka urges Bhutan to reduce fees for Bangladeshi tourists

Dhaka, April 21 -- Dhaka on Friday urged Thumpu to reduce its Sustainable Development Fees for tourists for the Bangladesh at the 3rd Foreign Office Consultations (FOC) between Bangladesh and Bhutan. ... Read More

PROGGA and ATMA push for 63pc tobacco tax hike

Dhaka, April 21 -- To safeguard public health, research and advocacy organization PROGGA (Knowledge for Progress) and Anti-Tobacco Media Alliance (ATMA) have called for an effective hike in the prices... Read More

Gas supply to remain suspended in N'ganj today

Dhaka, April 21 -- Gas supply will remain suspended from 10 am to 10 pm on Sunday in different areas in Narayanganj district for emergency repairing works at pipelines. According to Titas Gas Transmi... Read More

'Bangabandhu was a messenger of freedom of Bangali nation'

Dhaka, April 21 -- President of Bangabandhu Parishad Prof AAMS Arefin Siddique on Friday said Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was a messenger of freedom of Bangali nation as the... Read More

SC to resume today after Eid vacation

Dhaka, April 21 -- Regular judicial proceedings of the Supreme Court (SC) is scheduled to resume today (Sunday), after the vacation of Eid-ul-Fitr starting from March 24. A notification, signed by th... Read More